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1845 - 1924

arranged by Mark Starr
for violin and string orchestra
from Fauré's Ballade for piano solo and orchestra, opus

link to biography of Fauré

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This is an arrangement by Mark Starr of the introduction to Fauré's Ballade, Opus 19. It does not include the Allegro section. 

Originally, Fauré composed the Ballade for piano solo. Later, he revised the work for piano and full orchestra. It is Fauré's original composition for piano solo that served as the source for this arrangement for solo violin and string orchestra.

duration: 2 & 1/2 minutes


The full score for Mark Starr's arrangement of Gabriel Fauré's Ballade (Introduction) is available online for perusal, audition, purchase, downloading and printing.  Here is a link to the full score



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